Ghanaian footballers and their funny nicknames

Ghanaian footballers and their funny nicknames

Ghanaian footballers have been associated with funny names actually those names are what their fans used to cheer them with.

These players earned those names due to their output on the field of play.

YEN.com.gh brings you the top 5 footballers with funny nicknames.

1. Asamoah Gyan - 'Baby Jet'

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Asamoah Gyan is a goal poacher, he got the name due to his scoring rate. Baby Jet is now a brand name for the Kayserispor forward.

2. Kwadwo Asamoah - 'Asokwa Maradona'

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Inter Milan midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah honed his skills in the Kumasi suburb of Asokwa – his skills has been compared to Argentine legend Diego Maradona.

3. Samuel Inkoom - Adwumawura

It was a name which was given to Samuel Inkoom for his hard work on the field. He can play four positions on the field.

4. Solomon Asante - 'Akoa dwane'

‘Akoa dwane’ is a Twi word meaning, 'the guy can run'. Solomon Asante has been hailed for his speed.

5. Sammy- Adjei – 'Bamako'

Ghanaian footballers and their funny nicknames

Sammy Adjei (Photo credit: Ghanasoccernet.com)
Source: UGC

The one-time Black Stars shot stopper got the name following his exploits in the Malian capital during the 2002 AFCON.

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